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the coast. can you see it here as i step out of the way. and what you mean is that they are getting in on the impacts of sandy as of now. this will continue to the north as we go through today, setting an eye, the eye on us as we go into sunday, monday, tuesday. we'll be feeling the impact. we go across the nation. it will be more powerful and this wind field will be larger as we go into the latter portion of the weekend. we have some crazy time. dangerous times and the next several days here and keep you prepared. look at sandy come in -- come in closer now. it will do so as we go through time. i'll talk about sandy and the impacts as we go through the
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next several days. we're dealing with accides. trouble in howard county. and at columbia road. then anne arundel county another accident that's right on route 295 along the southbound lanes. and if you are traveling in baltimore city, you will want to watch out for an accident. and that's going to be right. can you see pull this up. and it will be right at garrison boulevard. >> here at harford road. starting to pick up. 12 minutes now to travel from 95 up to 83. the jfx clear. 11 minutes southbound from 695 to fayette street. that's a look at traffic. over to you. we have a disturbing case of animal abuse to tell you about. a dog with injuries was left to die in a home. >> we want to warn you before we get any further the video is
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tough to look at. we have more on this story with sherrie johnson. >> reporter: it involve as puppy found in a home and left to die. animal control brought the pit bull to the shelter where she was named molly. there are fresh bite wounds on the face and paws, this reall deep and infected. there is skin missing with infection and causing the areas to bulge out. there is a chance that she will survive. the dog was found in an empty home not far from the west side shopping center. a contractor entered the home to rehab it and found the dog in the basement on a leash. >> i get upset thinking about it how can someone do that to a dog. we have more video on the web site officials hope that someone will come forward with more information.
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sherrie johnson, abc 2 news. and be prepared that's the message today as we keep an eye on sandy. as we go to break. this is miami. getting ready for a shot. high winds and sweeping across florida now. so, nothing on the radar right now. but in maryland westminster we have light fog with the temperature at 61. the story, we're tracking sandy. this is the potential disaster as we go into the weekend. now is the time to down load the app. we will be right back.
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there is a lot up in the air when it comes to sandy. we're here all morning. >> the storm has pounded the caribbean and killing 21. now she is oat on the us we're live in florida with the latest. and a much different story today. >> it is a much different story. we're moving up to a lot more wind and we're dealing with a lot more rain bands within every 10 to 15 minutes we're getting rained on. and i want to show you this has been roped off for the last two days for a good reason. the waves are all the way down at the end of the walkway and they have been crashing up on that building very, very hard. look at the trees it was here
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to the water. can you see they are crashing on the concrete. and the it is just going a lot harder and rougher. i have been standing here for the past 20 minutes and the rain has picked up. we have been dealing with the wind and on and off rain. that's the latest. back to you. >> and now be careful out there. it looks windy. it is good. >> and now it turns out a study says there is an added benefit to aspirin. how some could live longer. are you ready just in case, you should be, that's the word from workers. sandy is tracking to the north. i'll tell what you that means for us as we go through the weekend. >> and that is starting to peck
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up here on 695. we're dealing with the accidents. i'll have the details. mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending
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millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore.
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and we're going to take a live picture in florida. we have been heading down there because of hurricane sandy. hundreds of miles away. you can see it blowing around there. >> it has caused 21 deaths. 11 in cuba. the numbers are coming in. it hit a number of countries and haiti, jamaica. >> as we said, it's amazing how things change within 24 hours. we were oring -- reporting one death. >> and amazing you are talking about the 24 hours, now we have the track down as well. let me show you what is going on with sandy. we can see it spinning off the coast of florida. this is making the trek to the north. and with this. well we have storm watches and warnings up along the coast all the way up towards the carolina coast as well. these watches and warnings will
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be issued as we go through the next several days. this will be the scenario as we go through time in our neck of the woods. >> let me get you keep abreast of what is going on. 60s now and 60 in east ton. can you see that the air is mild, the temperature with the cool air but we do have patchy fog. this is the big snow across the area this morning for us. we do have some school days. -- delays. take it easy. see wasp as we go through time. you wonder how saturday will be. they may be doing some trick or treating. that will move in here from south to north at lunchtime and then through the day we see the wet weather. megan and charlie to you. the storms left you without power for days. well people are not taking any chances this time around. >> they are working hard and
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that includes bge. and what do you have. >> basically you have been working the phones and learning that many stores have sold out of generators. home depot have sold out and they are they will be in the stores. and some can you get a shipment and within minutes they were gone. and a hot item. people are hitting the stores getting ready for sandy. everyone is trying to make sure they have power. they are getting tarps and generators. outages lasting for days. larger generators attached to the home were a worthwhile investment. we spoke with language managers they hope to get an emergency shipment in as soon as possible. >> this could be a long one again once the winds kick up and the limbs come down, we
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could be in for a serious outage. d they come on 90% of the time and sometimes when they don't because you forget the fuel. >> and bge is preparing for outages. they are taking advantage of the storm being days away by mobilizing employees. we're keeping you safe. we're tracking the form. can you find and up load the weather app. another shot for you. it is miles away: now obviously this is not something that could affect traffic yet. >> it will cause flooding it is important to remember not to drive in the flooded waters.
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we have several accidents and crash along the shoulder of 295 and in baltimore city where there is an accident that's going to be and right a bit of delay. and glen falls at garrison f you are traveling in baltimore county it will be on woodlawn drive. and here is a look at liberty. picking up a 13 minute ride. here is what the expressway looks like. everything is nice and clear all the way down to the beltway. that's traffic. over to you. >> when you hit the roads you may notice there are more police out there. >> they will be looking for drunk drivers and we'll hear what it is about.
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>> reporter: we're here at precinct 9 in white marsh be tonight at 9:00 officers throughout the state will be getting in their cars to look for drunk drivers. this project is called saving our loved ones. joining us this morning is officer frank enco. you will be on the roads. what will you be looking for. what is the goal? >> the goal is to remove the impaired driver from the road. not about writing tickets put making them safer. >> reporter: is this problem with drinking and driving? >> it is, we had 104 people killed by impaired driers -- drivers. every 57 minutes someone is hit or killed by an impaired driver. we want to make the roads safer. >> reporter: you will be going out in areas that have been known to be a problem with drinking and driving. how are the zones targeted? >> we look at all the information and we have a computer system where we can look at roads and see we have
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lots of crashes where we have instances that are high of dui enforcement. we can focus that. the reason you are doing that, and it shows that there is a prime time for when drinking and driving happens. >> midnight and 3 a.m. 53% of the people on the roads are involved in personal injury and fatal crashes are in fact imbaird. >> is this something that will be happening tonight? >> no, we're running this program tonight through the weekend. >> thank you for joining us. saving our loved ones kicks off at 9:00. >> and it is through the state. this is a collaboration and to
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get drunk drivers off the road. a woman accuse as coach of abuse. he ran one of the largest clubs. the 63-year-old turned himself into police after being accused of abusing a 13-year-old on the swim team in 1908. that girl was kelly curran. >> i trusted him, my parents trusted him. everyone trusted him. and that was broken. >> he tried to pay off the family to keep them quiet. she is now worried there could be more victims. u.s. swimming has banned him for life. and a developing story we're following. a member of the navy shot and killed in baltimore. he stepped out of his car on wednesday when two men got out of a car in a dark colored
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sedan and opened fire. a woman said she was watching tv when she heard the gunshots. >> my older son came out he was in the army and a paramedic. he said get me a towel. he tried to put pressure on it. i don't think he will make it. >> he had been stationed in virginia. they are offering a cash reward. call crime stoppers. aspirin can help patients live longer who have colon cancer. after studying the patients with the disease, researchers found that thoses who tumors and knew tay shons lived longer after taking aspirin.
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patients without the mutation didn't seem to benefit from the medication. and the colon cancer is the second leading cancer related death in the u.s. and it will be about breast cancer awareness it is happening today. the school is hosting getting pink on purpose and being healthy and fit for a cause. now. and we're going to be at the event. so everyone will feature information and sessions, food, prizes t uns -- runs from 10 to 2. don't wait to get your plane picture. prices will creep up. fewer scheduled flights and fuel costs are contributing to the rise. can you pay more for your thanksgiving flight this year than last and experts suggest if you find the fares that are reasonable, do not wait. and time now is for our coverage this morning.
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on november 6th, you are going to be going to the polls and you will vote on question six. and the president released a statement in support of same- sex marriage which is the ballot propose question 6. he supports similar measures in maine and washington state. if any of these pass, it will be the first time same-sex marriage is legalised through popular vote. they appeared together now they will team up on the trail. former president clinton will join the president on monday. the events are in florida, ohio and virginia. clinton has appeared in advertisements for the president and delivered the mom fating address last month. meantime mitt romney will campaign today he will host a rally at a company. and they will head north to canton, ohio and speaks to a high school with his vp candidate. five things you may want to know as you head out.
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early voting starts here tomorrow. officials are starting a initiative today. souls to the polls. how strong is your password. the most hacked has been released. really. wow. to avoid being hacked use a mix of letters. never use the same password for several sites. >> mix it up. >> don't make that your password. and halloween can mean a trip to the doctor. washington costumes, reduce the dust and benefit if you give them things that are in the candy treats. stickers, pencils. those are great ideas. >> don't give me a pencil. >> and giving the family maybe without during the holiday. and a turkey drive is being
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held in the sunday. and they are selecting food items. and states are preparing for the worst with sandy n virginia people are stocking up on food and water. others are making sure that to tie down furniture. bring it inside. secure the windows and doors. and that's what we have been hearing for the last couple of days prepare for sandy. >> we have been making phone calls and we'll continue it do so, the big boxes are out of generators around the area. >> the fact they are getting that. down load our weather shield app. that will keep you safe. it is going on. and sandy. the winds are sustained t has not changed much through the show. >> can you see the turn to the
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west and our area. we are in the cone of uncertainty. we're getting impacts. sunday, monday, tuesday a slow moving system that's going to couple up with this cold air trough that's going to be digging in the area. that's going to bring snow on the backside and depending on the track of sandy. this will move through as we go through the weekend. we have lots in store. we have high potential. and flooding. have the plan ready and down load the storm shield. today will be the day to do that. and again this is what the future trend looks like. you had plans but things will go down hill and we'll see the heavy weather. now check the time saver
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traffic with lauren. >> good morning, there are reports that a pedestrian that's been struck on woodlawn. >> here is a look now at liberty. and this is at 95 downtown. no problems getting through that tunnel. and can you always go to www.abc2news.com. you may want to down load that app but stay with us. we're going to ride out the storm with you. >> that's a wrap of the day. >> talbot and queen ann 90 minute delays because of the fog. >> and two hour delay as a result of the fog. >> we'll see you in 30 minutes. back to new york for good morning, america. have a great day and prepare. >> you took the words out of my mouth, prepare, prepare. >> you will have a long weekend. >> i know.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about.

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